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(Portuguese ˌəməˈpɑː)
(Placename) a state of N Brazil, on the Amazon delta. Capital: Macapá. Pop: 516 511 (2002). Area: 143 716 sq km (55 489 sq miles)


(ˌɑ mɑˈpɑ)

a federal territory in N Brazil. 373,994; 54,160 sq. mi. (140,276 sq. km). Cap.: Macapá.
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According to IBGE (2016) statistics, Amapa State has an extension of 142,828,521 [km.
Thus, we conducted a survey of frugivorous fly species (Tephritidae and Lonchaeidae), their host plants, and associated parasitoids, in the extreme north of Amapa State, Brazil.
A new species of Tricorythopsis Traver, 1958 (Leptohyphidae) and occurrence of Pannota (Insecta: Ephemeroptera) species in Amapa state, Brazil.
We are especially thankful for the institutional support provided by the Fundacao Zoobotanica de Maraba, Parque Zoobotanico Adhemar Monteiro, Criatorio e Mantenedor Toca da Kuka in Para Stateand Parque Zoobotanico Arivaldo Barreto, Ceta Ecotel in Amapa State.
The Enterococcus faecium and Enterococcus raffinosus were isolated from samples collected in the Amapa state.
Concurrently with the outbreak in FSA, chikungunya cases were detected in Oiapoque municipality (10), Amapa State (northern Brazil bordering French Guiana); these cases were caused by the Asian genotype (genotype determined by nearly complete genome sequencing using an Ion Torrent sequencer).
Completion is anticipated for the end of 2013, pending clearance from the Amapa state regulators.
Fish contamination and human exposure to mercury in Tartarugalzinho River, Amapa State, Northern Amazon, Brazil: A screening approach.
Benefiting from a reservoir of around 50 kmA, it will be installed on the Araguari river, in Amapa State, in the northern region of Brazil.
SeeNews) - Nov 13, 2012 - Brazil's federal power holding company Eletrobras (SAO:ELET3) and the government of local Amapa state yesterday signed a letter of intent (LoI) for the federalisation of Amapa's debt-laden electricity distributor CEA.